Gender In Media

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Women made up just 7 percent of all directors on the top 250 films, a 2 percent decline from 2015, according to San Diego State's Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film.

On the top 100 grossing films of 2017, women represented:

  • 8% of directors

  • 10% of writers

  • 2% of cinematographers

  • 24% of producers

  • 14% of editors

Male characters speak twice as often as female characters in the top grossing films.